Results for: Plate-tectonics

What causes tectonic plate tectonic movement?

Mantle convection currents move the crustal plates that float atop  the mantle.   Like convection currents in a hot cup of coffee or tea move pepper  flakes or pieces of (MORE)

Plate tectonics?

Plate tectonics is the unifying theory of geology. It was established in the 1960s, making it one of the most recent revolutions in all of science. The theory describes the li (MORE)

What is a tectonic plate?

Tectonic plates are segments of the Earth's lithosphere, the hardrocky outer shell composed of the crust and the uppermost mantle.This shell is divided by lines of faults, rid (MORE)

10 major tectonic plates?

African PlateAntarctic PlateEurasian PlateIndo-Australian PlateNorth American PlatePacific PlateSouth American PlateJuan de Fuca PlateNazca PlateCaribbean Plate

Where are the tectonic plates?

plates that shift under the surface of the earth on lava referring to the theory of plate tectonics
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Where does plate tectonic activity occur?

Tectonic activity occurs on the cracks of the Earth, they are cracked by earthquakes. Imagine this, take all the land masses/oceans on the face of the Earth off of it, and ima (MORE)